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The Promise of Artistic Process

The Promise of Artistic Process Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Aligns the Standards By NAfME Members Scott Edgar, Fran Kick, and Lori Schwartz Reichl   “An ounce of performance is worth…

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Rehearsing during COVID-19

Rehearsing during COVID-19 How to Effectively Sing, Play, and Build Ensemble Skills during Remote or Hybrid Teaching By NAfME Member Peter J. Perry, D.M.A. I miss conducting my ensembles!!! To…

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The Practice: Improvement Is Always Possible

The Practice Improvement Is Always Possible  By NAfME Member Edward Varner, Ed.D.  This article was first published on Edward Varner’s Creating Hope blog. Practice Makes Perfect Perfect Practice Makes Perfect…

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Parent-Teacher Collaboration in the COVID-19 Era

Parent-Teacher Collaboration in the COVID-19 Era By Anthony Patterson, sponsored by Casio   It’s obvious to note that COVID-19 has severely impacted education practices, especially those related to music education,…

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Music: A Powerful Tool for Family Engagement

Music: A Powerful Tool for Family Engagement  By Dr. Lili M. Levinowitz, Professor Emeritus, Music Education, Rowan UniversityDirector of Research, Music Together Worldwide Sponsored by Music Together Worldwide Elementary general…

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Lessons from the Pandemic

Lessons from the Pandemic High School Teaching   By NAfME Member Brendan Finucane This article was first published on the Chromawheel blog.   The transition to distance learning necessitated by…